Chris Martinez was born in 1971 in Manila. He wrote several multi-awarded scripts, such as Bridal Shower, Bikini Open, Sukob or Caregiver.
He is also a director of drama plays. He directed a short movie, Bakas, which won a Philippines Award for Alternative Filmmaking.
He also wrote two books, Laugh Trip and Last Order sa Penguin.
His movie 100 won an award at VIFF of Asian Cinema’s 2009 edition.